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With two daughters, I am very aware of how insidious the Disney Princesses are. Especially for children of color, since the archetypes Disney shows my kids are indistinguishable – with the exception of hair color. On a deeper level, pushing princesses on our children upholds gender inequity (because it’s hard

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Here at CVLT Nation, we’re obsessed with everything occult – just take a look at our features on witchcraft, the Left Hand Path, Satanism – or pretty much everything on the CVLT Nation Bizarre. So today we want to feed your mind’s eye with a rad collection of occult images that

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From the inception of CVLT Nation, one of our tenets has been to support and promote underground dark artists with both the webzine and the clothing brand. So it’s kismet that I stumbled across The Dark Art Tarot – a project aiming to assemble a stunning collection of nightmarish art

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Music and its packaging share an odd relationship. As a teenager in the 90’s, I grew up taking an album’s packaging for granted – it was something to attract my attention in the store and help signify an album’s mood or genre when I made a purchase. It was something to

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One of my life’s passions is collecting band tees. A running joke in my family is that our legacy to our children will be vinyl, posters and t-shirts; and we don’t care how broke they are when we die, they better not sell them. In my vast collection, I have

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Looking at Kansuke Yamamoto’s photographs, it’s easy to overlook the fact that in creating these surreal images, he was risking imprisonment. In the mid-1950s, Japan was not a place that fostered creative expression – rather it cracked down on any artist who attempted to subvert the establishment and the government-sanctioned way

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